SweetSpot Group are a sports events and marketing company specialising in the creation and execution of high-quality, annual sporting events. SweetSpot were behind the successful revival of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the UK’s largest professional cycle race, in 2004 after a five-year absence, which now forms a cornerstone of the British sporting calendar and is the country’s largest free-to-watch sporting event attracting more than one million spectators.
SweetSpot Group were also part of the team behind the successful 2007 London Grand Départ of the Tour de France, and are responsible for the creation of the unique, team-based OVO Energy Tour Series programme of televised, city centre cycle races, which was created in 2009.
In 2012 SweetSpot, along with partners The London Marathon Ltd, as the London and Surrey Cycle Partnership (LSCP), were awarded the contract to deliver the Olympic legacy cycling event, the Prudential RideLondon, which has taken place annually since 2013 and is now one of the world’s leading cycling events.
In 2014 SweetSpot launched the OVO Energy Women’s Tour, a five-day elite, international stage race taking place in the East of England which in 2016 was selected to be a founding part of the UCI Women’s WorldTour.
In 2015 the company further developed it’s portfolio by introducing The Great Tour, a 64-day circumnavigation of the British coastline which never loses the sight, sound and smell of the sea. The epic challenge draws in every coastal town, village and city to present Britain’s greatest scenic views.